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stairs Step Free Access

Step free access is available into the Stalls via Russell Street, which is at the side of the theatre and open 30 minutes before the performance.

stairs Number of stairs to negotiate from the main entrance:

FOYER - 6 steps up
STALLS - 20 steps down
ROYAL CIRCLE - 39 steps up (steps lead to the back of the Royal Circle only)
GRAND CIRCLE - 61 steps up (steps lead to the back of the Grand Circle only)
BALCONY - 112 steps up (steps lead to the back of the Balcony Circle only)

toilets Wheelchair Access

TThere are 2 wheelchair spaces in row K1 & K35 of the Stalls with companion seats alongside. Wheelchair transfers are available to any end of row seat in the Stalls. Access into the auditorium is via Russell Street on the side of the theatre. When booking tickets, please inform the operator whether the wheelchair has a high back or neck support as this will determine which wheelchair space is allocated.

Toilet Facilities

There is an accessible toilet in the Stalls for wheelchair users by the level access entrance.

hearing Hearing Systems

The theatre uses the Williams infra-red headset system and 10 headsets are available from the front of house staff in main foyer. These headsets are for people who are hard of hearing, please note there is no induction loop system in the auditorium for hearing aid users. There is an induction loop at the Box Office to assist hearing aid users when booking tickets. For further information regarding hearing systems, please call the theatre stage door on 0207 850 8790.

information Autistic Spectrum Disorder

The theatre would be grateful for any additional information regarding your needs prior to going to the theatre, especially anything regarding sensory issues or matters relating to Autistic Spectrum Disorder. Please feel welcome to call the theatre management on 0207 850 8790 so they can offer you more assistance throughout your visit.

guide dog Guide/Hearing Dogs

The theatre management are happy to look after your Guide/Hearing dog during the performance. Please approach a member of the front of house team when you arrive at the theatre and they will make the necessary arrangements.


Single yellow lines on Russell Street. NCP on Drury Lane. Taxi Rank at Covent Garden Piazza end of Russell Street. (Comprehensive parking and interactive bus information for Blue Badge disabled drivers travelling around London)

information Access Booking Line

t 0844 412 4648 (9-6pm Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm Saturdays, closed bank holidays)
f 0207 087 7771
Theatre Royal Drury Lane stage door: 0207 850 8790

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